Cereus jamacaru DC.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Cactaceae (16) (family description)

          Genus: Cereus (1)

           Epithet: jamacaru DC. (1)

jamacaru => derived from the indigenous tupi word mandacar├║, meaning spiny bundle

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

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